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Company: SAIC
Location: Washington, DC
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics



Job Description:

  • Develops and executes test plans, test cases, and test procedures to ensure that all information systems products and services meet organization standards and end-user requirements.
  • Develops test plans, test schedule, and approach. Writes test cases and scripts and identifies data for test scenarios.
  • Conducts a walk through on test case/script with Test Managers, Requirement Leads, Project Managers, and Development Leads.
  • Performs and leads tests of software and/or IT systems to ensure proper operation and freedom from defects.
  • Performs verification activities on work products using defined methods, procedures and criteria with an appropriate verification environment.
  • Documents and communicates test results.
  • Supports analysis of test results and resolution of open issues.
  • Documents and works to resolve all complex problems.
  • Reports progress on problem resolution to management.
  • Devises improvements to current procedures and develops models of possible future configurations.
  • Creates daily test metrics and reporting.
  • Occasionally performs other IT systems engineering activities such as requirements, design, installation, operation, sustainment, and support.
  • Manages subordinate management and/or experienced specialist employees who exercise significant latitude and independence.
  • Often heads one or more departments.


  • Establishes operational objectives and work plans, and delegates assignments to subordinates.
  • Senior management reviews objectives to determine success of operation.
  • Establishes operating policies and procedures that affect departments and subordinate sections and work units.
  • Interprets company-wide policies and procedures.
  • May involved in development of budgets, schedules and performance standards.
  • Assignments are objective oriented.
  • Work is reviewed in terms of meeting the organization's objectives and timelines.
  • Decisions have an extended impact on work processes and outcomes.
  • Erroneous decisions result in critical delays and modifications to projects or operations; cause substantial expenditure of additional time, workforce, and funds; and jeopardize future business activity.
  • Interacts frequently with internal and external management and senior-level customer representatives concerning projects, operational decisions, scheduling requirements, and/or contractual clarifications.
  • Leads briefings and technical meetings for internal and external representatives.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors and eighteen (18) years or more experience; Masters and fourteen (14) years or more experience; PhD or JD and eleven (11) years or more experience


  • Possess a Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Management, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and a minimum of ten years of experience with the management of an enterprise System/Software Engineering program
  • Extensive Experience in Agile development as well as Waterfall
  • Experience leading large systems engineer efforts for FAA or similar entities
  • Experience leading and coordinating efforts of other sensor systems engineering professionals
  • Experience with managing under a rigorous System Engineering process System Development, Deployment, In Service Management in a mission critical environment
  • Must be an independent self-starter with strong initiative
  • Must have strong writing / reporting and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to perform in a high-pressure fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to quickly learn and apply new tools and technologies
  • Must be flexible in a constantly changing business landscape
  • Must have strong customer service orientation


  • Active Public Trust L5 Security Clearance
  • Agile or DevOps certification (+)
  • Experience with Development and Deployment of FAA NAS systems (+)
  • Demonstrated experience briefing senior leaders
  • Demonstrated experience with Risk Analysis
  • Knowledge of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends
  • Experience with multi-tiered application environments with SQL, Web services, Web API, HTML5, and XML development

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